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What do your digital devices know about you & more…

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The Whole Purpose of Education is to turn Mirrors into Windows - Sydney D. Harris  Look through those Windows as gateways of Opportunity - Stay informed & keep learning. For a daily dose on Technology,...
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How to Counter Data Breaches – Everything About Protecting Your Data

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As access to the internet has become a lot easier over the years, we have likewise witnessed an increase in data breaches. From the government and private firms down to individuals, pretty much everyone...
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How to shield personal data from evil doers

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Digital privacy is practically a misnomer. The list of companies not hacked seems shorter than those attacked.  Dentin Waweru might not agree with the exaggeration, but cybersecurity is a concern. The software engineer and freelance...
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How to Prevent Insider Data Breaches at your Business

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Security systems are installed within the premise of a workplace to avoid any external threats to the business. People often neglect that with keeping the external security intact, internal security is also a major...
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One Metro NY: A Privacy Disaster, or Convenience Win?

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It seems like every morning brings new headlines that herald the end of our digital privacy as we know it. These stories spark outcry, worry, and -- counterintuitively -- no small amount of apathy.  The...
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Social Engineering, the Flaws of Human Error, and Methods to Defend from It

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“Hi, my name is Samuel Gills, I’m one of the lead database engineers for (insert company name here). Our database for employee identification crashed overnight and we need to verify some information to ensure...
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Top Safety Tips to Protect Yourself From Common Craigslist Scams

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Online scams are thriving on e-commerce platforms as they provide various opportunities for creative and sophisticated fraudsters and cybercriminals. The popular classified advertising site, Craigslist, has not been able to escape their advances either,...
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Protecting Against Insider Threat: A Novel Approach

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Organizations struggle with insider threats to their data security. Employees planning to leave their jobs are involved in 60% of insider cybersecurity incidents and data leaks, research suggests. Whether intentional or accidental, sensitive content...
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Cybersecurity Is In Meltdown, Here’s A New Idea

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Despite a decade of increasing investments in cybersecurity, never have organizations been more vulnerable. New approaches and thinking are urgently needed. For many companies, the cybersecurity strategy is to spend millions on security systems and...
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How PCI DSS Compliant Businesses Can Still Be Breached?

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The recent Verizon PCI Compliance Report highlighted that there’s a link between PCI DSS-compliant organizations and their ability to ward off cyber-attacks. Even though PCI DSS got implemented more than 12 years ago, cybercriminals...
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Eliminate These Application Entry Points To Stop Hackers Cold

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Nowadays,  you’re more likely to hear one or two reports about some massive data breaches every other week on the news. It’s almost unimaginable how many users are affected by it. A 2019 Cybersecurity Ventures...
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Who Cares for Healthcare? Facing the Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges

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Since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, cybercrime has increased by 600%. It is not surprising, that the healthcare industry was one of the most vulnerable ones to cyberattacks in 2020 and 2021. In fact,...
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Cyber criminals look forward to your invitation

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Hackers’ prying eyes lurk behind every corner of the internet. The solution on social media would be the private mode to shield your data. Of course, cybersecurity is only as effective as the person...
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Cyberstalking: What Is It and How to Prevent It?

The use of digital technology has soared over the years. And with the emergence of the coronavirus, more people have moved to the digital space than ever before. Considering how almost everyone now is...